Introduction to Biosafety

Target Audience: All staff and students required to handle and/or store biohazardous materials or bloodborne pathogens should follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system. Please click here to register online.

Non-Mcgill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: Safe laboratory work practices, risk assessments, sterilization and disinfection principles, spill procedures.

Duration: 3 hours (including examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $50 (if paid by PI); $150.00 per person plus applicable taxes for other payment methods.

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at], along with the course date and your ID.

English Sessions  
Date Time Location / Language  
Downtown Campus Locations  

Winter 2018

E-certificate Status*

(See above)

January 26 (Friday)

13h30 to 16h30

Leacock, Room 232

Sent on February 13

February 16 (Friday)

13h30 to 16h30

Leacock, Room 232

Sent on February 28
March 9 (Friday) 13h30 to 16h30 Leacock, Room 232 Sent on March 21
April 17 (Tuesday) 9h to 12h 3610 McTavish, Room 430  
May 18 (Friday) 9h to 12h Leacock Room 232  
Macdonald Campus Locations  

Winter 2018

March 1 (Thursday) 8h30 to 11h30

Barton, Room 1-015

exams correction - everybody got the passing grade
March 26 (Monday)

8h30 to 11h30

Barton, Room 1-015